Charlton Heston

1923 - 2008

Charlton Heston

Charlton Heston (born John Charles Carter; October 4, 1923 – April 5, 2008) was an American actor and political activist. As a Hollywood star, he appeared in almost 100 films over the course of 60 years. He played Moses in the epic film The Ten Commandments (1956), for which he received his first nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charlton Heston has received more than 7,130,349 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 95th most popular actor.

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  • 4.76

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Among actors, Charlton Heston ranks 94 out of 8,832Before him are Buster Keaton, Julie Andrews, Rita Hayworth, Tom Cruise, Samuel L. Jackson, and Tom Hanks. After him are Orson Welles, Doris Day, Hedy Lamarr, Judy Garland, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Gary Cooper.

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Among people born in 1923, Charlton Heston ranks 8Before him are Maria Callas, Lee Kuan Yew, Shimon Peres, Idi Amin, Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, and Wisława Szymborska. After him are Heydar Aliyev, Franco Zeffirelli, Rocky Marciano, Wojciech Jaruzelski, Italo Calvino, and Roy Lichtenstein. Among people deceased in 2008, Charlton Heston ranks 9Before him are Edmund Hillary, Paul Newman, Bobby Fischer, Arthur C. Clarke, Albert Hofmann, and Irena Sendler. After him are Suharto, Samuel P. Huntington, Chinghiz Aitmatov, Hua Guofeng, Jørn Utzon, and Harold Pinter.

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Among people born in United States, Charlton Heston ranks 184 out of 12,171Before him are Andrew Jackson (1767), Samuel L. Jackson (1948), Barbra Streisand (1942), Samuel Colt (1814), Tom Hanks (1956), and Miles Davis (1926). After him are Philip K. Dick (1928), Henry Miller (1891), George S. Patton (1885), Orson Welles (1915), George Lucas (1944), and John Cage (1912).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Charlton Heston ranks 49Before him are Richard Gere (1949), Buster Keaton (1895), Rita Hayworth (1918), Tom Cruise (1962), Samuel L. Jackson (1948), and Tom Hanks (1956). After him are Orson Welles (1915), Doris Day (1922), Judy Garland (1922), Gary Cooper (1901), Denzel Washington (1954), and Mel Gibson (1956).